3 injured in tree uprooting in Sonepur village

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Sonepur: At least three persons including a woman were severely injured after a banyan tree uprooted and fell over them in Champamal village under Biramaharajpur tehsil in the district on Monday.

The injured have been identified as Sitaram Pradhan and his wife Minakshi Pradhan of Badamala and Adhik Mendili of Champamal village.

The mishap took place while devotees in large numbers were waiting for the darshan of the deity at Champeshwar temple on the occasion of the holy Monday of ‘Shravan’ month today. A banyan tree located near the temple got uprooted due to some reason and fell over a bike and an auto-rickshaw leaving the trio grievously hurt.

The injured trapped under the tree were later rescued by the locals with the help of police and rushed to Biramaharajpur CHC.



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